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around the house. this season, help protect your family with lysol. start healthing live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> it is monday after thanksgiving hope you had a great time. thanks for joining us. >> back to work this morning. we are going to check with leyla gulen who is also working this morning and doing double notice. >> she is on fog watch.
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>> be careful this morning. we have patchy fog along the coast coming in over san francisco and parts of the east bay the watch out for that. radar satellite is not bringing back any precipitation returns. from the camera to the embarcadero it is clear as we look to the bay bridge. our current temperature is up to 49 degrees in san francisco and chilly in oakland and redwood city. 44 degrees in san jose and 50 along the coast at half moon bay. what we will have is a cold snap visiting us this week and that is going to start tonight so dust off the electric blankets we have a cold snap that will bring if a possibility of precipitation for parts of the central coast but it passes out and we are going to be experiencing and wind and a temperature drop. more on that in the seven-day forecast but we do have a couple
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of problems in the traffic department. not quite sure if this due to fog but if you are headed along the altamont pass westbound 580 at grant line, we have a stall there and that is slowing things down as you make the push in the westbound direction. when you reach vasco you have top speeds to the dublin interchange. drive time traffic shows 80 westbound from albany to the maze is four minutes. 880 southbound from fremont to san jose is 15 minutes. 280 northbound from 101 to cupertino is 10 minutes. outside it is going to be the san mateo bridge making the push in the westbound direction from hayward to foster city and only taking you 12 minutes. >> happening today, the oakland teen burned by another teen on a public bus is running to school for the first time since the attack. our reporter is at sasha fleischman's school in berkeley.
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>> this big day for the high school senior and you can bet that sasha fleischman will wear a skirt. sasha fleischman sat down with us and talked to us after getting home from the hospital in time for thanksgiving day. his leg burns mean he cannot walk quickly. he has to be careful so not to trip and fall. he says it is time to get back to class. >> i missed, this will sound silly, i missed school and just...going to class, being with my friends every day. >> sasha fleischman was born a boy, was named luke but says he or she doesn't identify as a male or female. sasha fleischman likes to wear skirts and a 16-year-old boy society the skirt on fire on an
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a.c. transit bus. his legs were burned. but skirts are very comfortable he says, so, he will probably see sasha fleischman wearing a skirt today on the first day of school. >> san francisco police are looking for someone who killed a man to steal a new video game system. san francisco miss say the victim was found yesterday afternoon shot several times inside his car near bayshore boulevard. he arranged to sole his video gale system during a face-to-face meeting and the would be buyer shot him and took off. the victim died at the san francisco general hospital. we have more in 30 minutes. bart's union will file a lawsuit for voting to approve their tentative contract minus a disputed clause. the contract section 4.8 would give the workers up to six weeks paid family medical leave but
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bart says it never meant to yankee do that and voted to approve the $67 million deal but only if the clause was removed. the unions are putting together a legal challenge. the unprecedented move by the board and the complaint will call it an attack on collective bargaining process. >> supervisors are expected to consider a number of possible actions to memorialize a 13-year-old santa rosa boy shot and killed by sheriff deputy in october. andy lopez was carrying a toy rifle that the sheriff deputy miss took for a real one. the shooting has generate add wave of anger and protests from the community. the santa rosa press democrat report as possible action the supervisors could take tomorrow is the creation of a park bearing his name in the neighborhood where he grew up and died. >> developing news in new york city, federal vote gays at a deadly train derailment in the bronx have recovered the black boxes and identified the
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victims. four people were killed and more than 60 injured when a commuter train went off the tracks yesterday morning. >> good morning to you, a short time ago a giant crane removed and lifted up the locomotive from the tracks and near the river behind me. ntsb investigators are on the scene possibly taking a week or 10 days. >> this remain, a search for answers after a deadly commuter train derailment in new york city. four people were killed. more than 60 were hurt. >> it was like a movie. >> investigators recovered the black boxes from the mangled we train in good condition. they will look at traffic, the equipment, the signal system, and the operator. >> our mission is to understand not just what happened but why it happened. >> for 100 passengers on board, it was a nightmare, 5:54 a.m. on sunday the train leaves for
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grand central terminal. at 7:20 it approaches a large curve, jumps the curb, ones pop out, trains rollover, passengers are thrown from the seats. >> everyone was then out and people were flying back-and-forth. on a work day, fully occupied it would be a try disaster. among the victims was a 54-year-old father of four, a lighting expert who was headed into manhattan do work on rockefeller christmas tree. >> he had dignity and determination and being wonderful father, friend and neighbor. >> also killed, a 54-year-old zanna smith active in the girl scouts and with her chip. >> donna was church. she was kind. neighborly. friendly. >> passengers described train as speeding over the curb. it is not clear how fast it was
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going but ntsb investigators will know later today. >> a parking lot in mill valley that floods frequently is closed. caltran is expecting high tide this week and they shut down the park-'n-ride at highway one. last year dozens of vehicles are flooded when a king tie swept over the low-lying area. >> now, leyla gulen is here for mike this morning. you are watching fog today and you will were what the cold temperatures. >> that is right. look at our visibility: a mile at half moon bay. half a mile at santa rosa. 1.5 miles at novato. across the peninsula mostly ten miles visibility so most of the bay area does not seeing for but in san francisco, along the peninsula and parts of the north bay. we are not expensing any flight arrival or departure delays in the local airports so that is the good news and calm wind is going to change. we are going to have windy
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conditions the next couple of days. the storm system is churning off pacific northwest and coming in over northern california the next couple of days. by later tenth or this afternoon, we will have increasing clouds coming later tonight and that could possibly bring moisture for parts of the central northeast coast but, really, very cold conditions and mostly dry conditions as it makes a push into the bay area for the later part of tonight and into tomorrow. of with you get out the door, 7:00 a.m. around the inland areas, 37 degrees is the temperature and 47 around the bay and 43 degrees along the coast and it warms up and we will be warmer today than yesterday so enjoy it while it lasts. it is all going to change the next couple of days. moving along to traffic, we do have contest building over the altamont pass and we have had a
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couple of accidents. we have a stalled westbound 580 at grant line road throwing traffic. bumper to bumper and it things out as you exit the pass. 101 southbound from san francisco to the airport is ten minutes and 880 northbound from 238 to the macarthur maze is 13 minutes and 101 northbound from highway 85 to the san jose airport at 11 minutes and outside this is the bay bridge toll plaza under dense fog from oakland into san francisco so be careful and make sure you use the low beams. >> our team is 5:10. >> dear santa, how you and an army of santa helpers can make a child's rush come true. >> this woman just gave birth
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covering benicia, san ramon, san mateo and all the bay area this is abc7 news. we have fog out there this morning, and leyla gulen is warning you to use your low beams headed to work.
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we will let you know how the accweather forecast is looking. >> olive garden has a tempting new food item after a drop of business. >> cyber monday is here. get ready. and now the bloomberg business report. jane? >> good morning, watch for tons of online deals today. amazon, wal-mart, other online retailers gearing up for the busiest day of the year. the national retail federation says 131 million people will shop online on this cyber monday up from 129 million last year. one in five say they will shop on a smartphone or tablet. the pressure is on the retailers to up the bargains with spending up on thanksgiving day as more retailers open their doors but spending overall for the four day black friday weekend was down 3 percents first drop since 2009. >> president obama says the government's insurance website is fixed and ready to sign up
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800,000 people a die. the headache for consumers may not be over as officials are not sure the site can handle heavy volume. >> futures are pointing to a plat -- plat start and the jobs report for november is out at the end of the week. >> on olive garden a $9.99, six-ounce italian burger. though say they lost customers because they could not satisfy the burger craving. theburg are may not be a good guilty for the italian chain compared to mcdonald's branching out into pasta. >> the cost of buy the gets in the 12 days of christmas is going up. here is the breakdown: buying all 364 items you will pay
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$114,000 this holiday season. that is up 6.9 percent from a year ago. according to the cringes -- christmas price index the price of nine ladies dancing is up 20 percent to $7,500. lords leaping cost, did 5,200 and swans are the same at $1,000 each. >> everyone is saying just buy more golden rings. >> bay area children who are mailing the list to santa claus can expect a response from 9 elf because of volunteers in the postal service. tomorrow, the postal service will kickoff the letters to santa program 101 year president. you can help by purchasing gifts
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and mail it to "operation santa, north pole." >> santa will like this weather. >> i think so, it will be chilly this week and santa will like that. today, however, it will be warmer than yesterday. what a governmentous welcome. enjoy it whilist lasts. as we look at live doppler 7 hd sat lie we are tracking the fog over the north bay into san francisco and headed into the east bay. hype it is a massive cold front. as we look at our east bay hills camera toward san francisco we have the whole area with low clouds and fog that should burn off. now we have three miles visibility at half moon bay and quarter-mile visibility in santa
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rosa so be careful. an eighth of a mile visibility at san francisco airport and we are not having any delays just yet at the airport. mostly, we are at 10 miles visibility in the peninsula and inland areas. later tomorrow, increasing clouds and fog come back into the bay area and it starts to recede as we head into tomorrow morning and in the afternoon when the cool air will settle over the bay area bringing us freezing temperatures especially in the north bay areas and the hills and along the coast. the low pressure that is coming from the pacific northwest is where it will bring in the moisture and it may bring a taste of rain and light showers but mostly dry and cold with freezing temperatures between wednesday and thursday. highs top out in the lower 60's
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and mid-to-upper 60's if you head further inland and the north bay. overnight, it will be cool, and bring owe the electric blankets and the socks, and here is a look at the seven-day forecast, warmer today, possibility of showers the next day or two and a freezing watch in the next few hours which is going to be for the next 48 hours so make sure you cover your plants and watch out there, as well. >> now, the traffic and what is happening on the roads with a couple of problems to tell you about, certainly we have plenty of congestion over the altamont pass with an early problem this and we will get to that in a moment but southbound 101 at 131 headed through mill valley, watch out for this, a stalled car is block one lane and not causing any delays. this is cleared and it was a konked out vehicle pushed on the
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shoulder but the weed is getting better. we are at 14 miles per hour from 2305 up to 580 and it starts to thin out when you get beyond vasco road and 101 and san francisco to sfo is ten minutes and 880 nearby from 238 to the macarthur maze is 13 minutes and 101 northbound from 85 to the san jose airport is 11 minutes and outside, this is san jose beyond 17 nice and clear and no accidents. over to you. >> it is now 5:20. a norwegian soccer player's wife is causing outrage, showing a picture of her stomach days after birth. it shows the mother taking a selle and showing off her want board stomach and says she gave birth to her daughter just last week. she is a health and fitness writer, blogers are slamming the image saying it is provocative.
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here at the corner of happy and healthy. blue are just joining us or headed out the door here are seven things to know. >> developing news, a man found shot inside a car in san francisco bayview was killed while trying to sell his video game system. police say the victim posted on line and the search on. >> oakland police are investigating the 84th homicide of the year the police say a man was shot and killed in front of a home on coolidge last night. he was shot in the head and died at the scene. so far, no arrests have been made. a southern california memorial to fast and furious star paul weaker is growing. investigators say she'd was factor in the crash for the
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"fast and furious" star. >> planned parenthood clinic will open today in redwood city and it is located in north fair oaks at the site of a former restaurant. neighbors have circulated a petition against the clinic saying it will negatively impact the nearby businesses. >> cyber monday, a day that turned into the single biggest shopping day of the year for online retailers and experts say the best deals found today on smart phones, gaming consoles closing and shoes. consumers spent $1.5 billion last year and that number is expected to climb even higher this year. >> six, waking up to fog this morning and it will bun off this afternoon and warmer today than it was yesterday but want out, because the cold front is going to come in and it will shake us up. we will see freezing temperatures in the bay area over the next few days. >> as we look behind me, there is the fog as you make the drive
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great oakland into san francisco, it is not causing any accidents so far so we hope it stays that way. >> thank you, leyla gulen, china launched the first mission to land a rover on the moon. a rocket carry the row rather blasted off from southwest china this morning. the rover will become the first spacecraft to land on the surface of the body. the probe will survey the moon surface and will land in mid-december. >> kids are working to finish packing the last of 200,000 christmas meals for philippine typhoon victims of the group panned with the blue oak church and volunteered spent the week packing 22,000 meals of rice, soy, vitamins and vegetable blend in the bags and boxes and hope to have the meals sent to the philippines before christmas. >> filmmakers of a movie shot inning do town will find if they are chose be for the sun dance film festival describe the lives
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of people who survive by recycling trash. the film maker moved to thing do town and believes poor urban planned turning a thriving african-american neighborhood into a poor and desperate landscape. the money to make dog town redemption was raised on the online site kick starter. >> the morning news continues at 5:30 with the top stories including the two earthquakes that gave the south bay an early wake-up call. >> an incredible story of survival a boy falls into a pond and stays there for ten minutes the how he
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live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> good morning. thanks for joining us. >> hope you had a great thanksgiving welcome. you will notice something different in the weather. >> we will check with leyla gulen with fog out there.
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>> most certainly. tracking the fog from the north bay across san francisco the peninsula and into the another bay, i will show you pictures of it, but live doppler 7 hd shows no returns, no precipitation, but we are going to have a cold front that will come in right over the bay area and bringing us freezing temperatures over the next few days. you can see the fog is creeping us over the bay bridge and this is a fog advisory, with cooler air tomorrow and possibility of showers and blustery conditions overnight. freeze warnings are visiting us later this week. today, the fog will burn off later and the increasing clouds and fog overnight will subside by tomorrow afternoon and that is when we will have the really cold temperature the story for were of the week. for the next three days, expect to see the cooler temperatures
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affecting all the areas across the bay, and 58 degrees inland and 56 around the bay and 52 along the coast into thursday, though, significant drop in temperatures at ten degrees from today. now the traffic where we have a couple of problems. we do see plenty of congestion building as folks are headed back to work after the holiday weekend. look at this: we have red and yellow oh the altamont pass but we have a brand new accident westbound along 580 at the dublin interchange slowing traffic as we head through pleasanton. mass transit, running on time right now, and we do not have delays or problems along ace train, muni or bart and this is the drive across 897 beyond the julian street off-ramp which is clear who there are extra headlights northbound. >> developing news, san francisco police are looking for a killer and issuing a strong
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warning to all after a man was robbed and shot to death by someone he was meeting to try to sell an electronic gaming device . nick? >> we are here because this is still an active investigation. they are looking for the man they say is responsible for shooting someone would simply wanted to sell an electronic gaming system. this is what we know. san francisco police say the victim was found yesterday shot several times inside his car near bay shore boulevard and gerald avenue. he aned online to sell his video gaming system. during a face-to-face meeting, the would be buyer shot him several times and took off with the gaming console. the victim dies at san francisco general hospital. police remind everyone, be careful where you arrange to meet potential buyers. >> meet in an area where the propensity of this time of crime
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occurring is less likely, especially in police station lobbies in san francisco which are open 24/7. there are always officers there. >> police hope by releasing limited amounts of information witnesses will calm with tips. they are also checking cameras and surveillance video to, hopefully, identify a possible suspect. at the hall of justice for abc7 news. >> oak police are investigating the 84th homicide of the year, an oakland man in his 20's was shot and killed near interstate 580 before 10:00 last night. according to investigators the victim was standing in front of a home on coolidge when he was hit in head and died at the scene. the shooter drove away in a green car. so far, no arrests have been made. >> developing news in the south bay, minor earthquakes rattled gilroy area.
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the first earthquake hit at 1:35 this morning and was a 2.5 magnitude. a second larger earthquake hit at 2:05 a 3.7 earthquake. they are separate earthquakes with slightly different epicenters. there are no reports of damage. >> call it a miracle a boy who fell into a creek and unwater good ten minutes could make a full recovery. the pearland jumped into the nasty pond scum searching for the 2-year-old boy and knew she was running out of time. she finally found the 2-year-old and pulled him out. >> i realized he was sucked into the culvert under the road and i could barely see the white t-shirt. i grabbed him and lift him to ward. >> the paramedic jason ward went to work reviving the child. it worked.
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the child is hospitalized and his chances are a full recovery look boy much the foster grandmother said she was about to tie a safety rope on him but he was in the water before she knew what happened. >> sasha fleischman is headed back-to-school for the first time 3 1/2 weeks after an attack that live the teen with severe leg buns. sasha fleischman identifies as neither male or female was asleep last month when another teen set sasha fleischman's skirt on fire. doctors released the 18-year-old from the hospital in time to celebrate thanksgiving at home. the straight amount student is looking forward to getting back to work as editor of school magazine and the boy accused of setting the fire, the 16-year-old, has been charged as an adult but sasha fleischman says thomas should be charged as a juvenile. >> there will be a special beating in richmond about bullying after this flight involving a trans gender
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student. the student identifies as a girl fought with three other girls on november 13th accuses of bullying the teen. the school provided this cell phone video of fight that is reviewed by the contra costa county district attorney. >> commuters to new york city are warned to expect crowded and delayed trains while federal authorities investigate the cause of a deadly train derail m four were killed and 60 injured when a commuter train went off the tracks in the bronx. investigators are looking into reports that the train may have been speeding and claims that the conductor tried toly the brakes but they failed. the black box could reveal what happened. our reporter is at 9 crash site with an update. >> investigators will return to the scene of an apartment building fire at the timber lane apartments near continental way. crews called for additional help
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but they did not meet them because they had the flames out within minutes arriving and no one was hurt. >> an off-duty firefighter is credited with help save the lives of four people in this burning car, a restored 1979 volkswagen bus burst into flames on the 580 connection to eastbound 24 yesterday morning and the firefighter pulled a woman and three children in the vehicle to safety. they were not injured. >> a mapped parenthood clinic will open in san mateo county we located on north fair oaks at the site of a former restaurant. neighbors have been circulating a petition against the clinic saying it will negatively impact businesses and prosecute values. though say they will offer reproductive services and medical abortions and pry hear health care. some are concerned about potential protests. >> california lawmakers get a pay raise this week 5.3 percent salary increase approved by a panel in june.
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the salaries of the legislature go from $90,000 a year to $95,000. the governor's pay goes from $165,000 to $174,000 a year. a dozen legislators will not take the raise, though, because they just increased taxes on california taxpayers. >> how is 9 weather? >> foggy to start. it will burn off but what we are going do have is a cold front making its way that now is sitting over the pacific northwest bringing temperatures to the 30's and 40's at ten or 20-degree difference from 4 hours ago. later this afternoon the fog will burn off and when we hit nighttime increasing clouds and fog returns but we are going to have freezing temperatures overnight so the cold front coming in a massive dry air,
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mainly, possibility of precipitation in the northeast central coast but mostly we will stay dry headed into tuesday morning. right now, though, we have quarter-mile visibility at santa rosa and ten miles in san carlos and no flight delays, though, at sfo. our wind is calm. that will change tonight. we will have blustery conditions up to 40 miles per hour winds and what you need to know our day planes starting off foggy and it will burn off by noon and mostly sunshine and increasing wind later this afternoon into the evening but temperatures are ramping up to 70 degrees inland and 66 around the bay and 58 along the coast. on the roads, we have good news at dublin, with an early accident reports and that has cleared westbound along 580 at
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680 and the traffic, though, is starting to recover at this hour over the pass it is busy and bumper to bumper from tracy to livermore and then opens for a stretch and back on the brakes. highway 84 is looking slow. golden gate bridge is eight minutes and watch out for thing for, the bay bridge is nine minutes and under fog advisory and the san mateo bridge is clear, 12 minutes westbound. outside, it is going to be the bay bridge toll plaza, use your low peoples, though, and not the high beams. >> thank you. next, remembering a hollywood star lost in a tragic accident with a tribute to "fast and furious" actor paul walker and a photo taken moments' his death.
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covering santa rosa berkeley become, san jose, and all bay area, this is abc7 news. authorities say it will be several more days before they know just how fast the vehicle carrying actor paul walker was going when it crashed and burst into flames. investigators say speed was a factor in the collision that killed the 40-year-old walker and a friend. the important be hit a light pole and exploded on saturday in the los angeles county come community. people tried to pull the men from the burning vehicle but the flames were too intense. walker was one of the stars of the fast and furious movie franchise. fans have been leaving candles and flowers. in the bay area, candles burned this milpitas to honor his memory. a local car club organized the vigil at the shopping center. 100 people attended. >> this photo is one of the last photos taken of walker with the red porsche before the deadly crash. he was attending a fundraiser for the victims of typhoon
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haiyan. >> an 85-year-old palo alto man held in north korea trained in anticommunist grill that unit during the korean war. he is shown here posing with members of the unit. north korea posted this photo, he is apologizing for helping the grill has. he may have been detabled while trying to help members of the unit get their families out of north korea. 9 north korean were likely aware of his role in the war. authorities say the north cranes believe they still at war with south korea and could consider him a prisoner of war. >> vice president biden is in asia planning to visit the demilitarized zone between north address and south korea where the detention of him will come up. he will attend a ceremony to americans killed during the war part of a mission that includes talks with the leaders of south korea, china and japan. >> groups are celebrating a law
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january 1 to protect mountain lions not an immediate thread to people after the controversial deaths of two cubs in half moon bay. wardens killed two cubs that wandered into town looking for food and their mom. the public outtry was so great a law was passed requiring them to use nonlethal methods to capture the cats unless they are a threat to the public. >> we lost the wolf and grizzlies but we have mountain lions. we have lions in the state. that is exciting. a lot petroleum -- people feel the same. >> the law is not in effect but the we we new policy has been adopted by wardens. >> amazon is looking to the skies if a way to deliver goods nasaer than ever testing delivering packages using drones. this is video showing how the service works picking up packages at the warehouse and
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then delivered near the facility. the items will not be too large with kayaks and table saws out. they have to be under five pounds. the project should be up and running in a few years. >> can they knock on your door as you are falling asleep for your nap like the ups guy? >> how will it look in a brown uniform. >> i would be scared if i saw something like that fall from the sky. >> aliens. take cover. >> you need to take cover from the fog as we will have fog for the morning commute. we do not have any returns as far as precipitation just low clouds and fog that is making its way along the coast and inland, as well. taking a look from east bay hills to san francisco through berkeley you can see the glow coming up from the lights through the clouds and that is going to be how the morning is shaping up.
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it will be on the warmer side, though, today before a cold snap visits us for were of the week. this is what is happening, the draw of low pressure and the storm system is coming in over the pacific northwest and bringing a massive cool air from canada and with it there is a possibility of precipitation and a slight chance of light showers, mostly for the northeast central coast. as you can see the low pressure is coming in, bringing in the mass of cool air for the bay area and that is going to bring our temperatures down ten degrees overnight. our highs today across california are 53 degrees in eureka and 62 in monterey, and 75 and sunny in los angeles. and 69 in palm springs. our highs today, with the warmer temperatures we have mostly sunny and clear skies and temperatures in the low-to-mid 60's for the peninsula and in 9 north bay we will reach 65
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degrees in napa and 67 in livermore. overnight, though, increasing clouds, and chilly conditions and, also, increasing fog along the coast which will subside temperature, as well, and that is going to bring temperatures down to the upper 40's along the peninsula and 39 in santa rosa, so, freezing temperatures and a freeze watch is most likely going to be issued later today for the next 48 hours. the increasing chances of showers will come tomorrow but mostly the cold weather will stay with us through much of the weekend bringing temperatures down to 50 degrees inland and 52 degrees around the bay and 52 degrees along the coast. as far as traffic, we have a fog advisory across the bay bridge so watch owe for that and drive carefully if you headed out there. highway 4 has a slowing through antioch and continue miles per hour is the top speed and it loosens up as you head into
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pittsburgh and 42 miles per hour making the drive to bay point into concord. mass transit and everything is run on time and bart, muni and caltrain, no problems, no delays it will be a great drive as you make it along possibly san rafael, 101 as you make the drive in the southbound direction the tail lights are pushing out of central san rafael to san francisco, nice and clear, no fog, watch out for fog across the golden gate bridge. >> 49ers are teaming up with a pop star for a holiday tree lighting ceremony in san francisco tomorrow night at 5:00. the event is free and open to the public. doing good this holiday season could make you $7,000 richer. go to the facebook page and take the pledge to give where you live. with each pledge we donate a
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tomorrow, two dozen families living on treasure islands learn more of the navy removing toxic chemicals in the ground beneath their home. 24 rental units received letters from the development authority telling them they may have to relocate while the navy cleans it in. chemicals are from the former naval base on the island. the letters say it is safe to live there because the low level chemicals are buried in inaccessible areas. the clean up is not related to radiation measurements taken a few blocks away. >> new warning if you consume lots of energy drinks. researchers used m.r.i. to image the hearts of 18 healthy young adid yous before and after downing a drink which caused the heart to squeeze hearter but there was no change in the heart rate or blood pressure. bigger studies are needed to
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study the health effects. >> leyla gulen has our forecast the how does it look, leyla gulen? >> patchy fog. looking toward san francisco, this is sitting over san francisco and it is almost bringing us a traffic advisory across the bay bridge the what we are going to have is a ramp up of temperatures, warmer this afternoon. the fog will subside with increasing clouds overnight and blustery conditions of up to 40-miles-per-hour gusts. >> looking at traffic we see green on the map and that means you are at top speeds but we do have areas with heavy traffic over the a pass and if you are traveling along season 84, it is heavy traffic and we have a stalled vehicle southbound 680, look at the slowing away from 84. when you head beyond it, getting closer to 238 and the nimitz, you are wide open and a quick
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look outside this is your drive coming across the san mateo bridge with a few extra tail lights pushing to the peninsula. fast food workers will continue a series of protests by walking east job around the bay and across america on thursday. this is a protest in oakland in october that occurred, calling on change for workers to be paid $15 an hour. they say most minimum wage jobs are for entry level workers under age 25. >> the mystery of a missing nature video camera has been solved in australia after a thief was recorded in action. this is what rangers in the nature preserve saw when they were watch the recording. the camera was set up to watch crocodiles when it was stolen by a bird. the bird carried it 70 miles before dropping it and then the camera recorded the thief
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pecking at it and posing for a selfie. >> police have confiscated the video. they are investigating. >> four left dead after a train derailment in new york city. the mistake that could have led to the crash. >> shot to death over a gaming device. >> later, raining cats. the money surprise some get while shopping.
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live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. at 6:00, shot to death over a game console. the man trying to sell a gaming advise was killed and the advise police are giving to everyone.
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>> return to normal, the oakland teen set on fire on an a.c. transit bus make as big step days after leaving the hospital. >> developing now in new york city, if you video showing the seen of a deadly train derailment. we are at crash site with what may have gone wrong on the rails >> good morning, everyone. a four day weekend ends today. thanks for jointing us. >> we are waking up to changes in the both department. leyla gulen? what is happening? >> good morning, everyone, strong offshore flow is going to warm things up for us today and that will change when we hit the p.m. hours into the evening. a look from our camera, mostlying for this morning, nudging itself along the coastline and over across the east bay area and what we do have, though; a lack of precipitation in our forecast. what we will have, is